For fun, I decided to look at how Facebook is measuring Best Picture nominees and the results are interesting.

Les Mis: 1,198,234 likes · 196,727 talking about this
Django Unchained 723,409 likes · 173,001 talking about this
Life of Pi: 530,255 likes · 27,589 talking about this
Lincoln: 276,496 likes · 46,722 talking about this
Argo: 172,286 likes · 24,596 talking about this
Silver Linings Playbook: 161,435 likes · 22,255 talking about this
Zero Dark Thirty 137,642 likes · 14,688 talking about this
Beasts of the Southern Wild 51,007 likes · 8,140 talking about this
Amour 15,423 likes · 1,962 talking about this

You could trace backwards through recent years and find that The Social Network easily beat The King’s Speech on the Facebook scale, but The Artist beat Hugo, and don’t even start looking up Avatar vs. The Hurt Locker…